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Ordering my Shark Racing strut bar today, it will be great to have that thing on the car. I'll keep you all posted on how it feels for the Excel.

Timothy Zacher
1991 Excel Evo II Rally Project
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Yeah, man. Tell me how the difference feels. How much did it cost??

-1990 Hyundai Excel GS.
Northstar V8 out of a '99 Caddy Eldorado, Pushing 350hp with only aftermkt ait filter and exhaust.

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I got the strut bar in the mail yesterday and installed it last night. Today though I was unable to test it in any corners but it feels like it might work. Tomorrow hopefully I can have some better practice, the traffic in Seattle SUCKED donkey balls today so going 25 isn't gonna do much. Tomorrow I am thinking of going down to Seattle International Raceway (Soon to be Pacific Raceways) to get some quarter mile time slips during wednesday night test and tune! Rob I'll bring the camera and have someone snap some shots, if not a video camera and also you can have a shot of the strut bar for the website. It is very nice, I compared it to a DC Sport strut bar for a 98 Integra at a place called Pure Performance Innovations who would like to do Hyundai's, and the Shark racing strut bar is a about 1 to 2 inches wider, which I beleive is an increase in toughness for the little thing.

Timothy Zacher
1991 Excel Evo II Rally Project
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http://www.geocities.com/nwhec/
 

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It seems to havethe front end up quite a bit. It still leans into turns pretty bad but it seem stiffened s to hold a corner alot better. A normal 30MPH suggested corner I could take at 35 without the strut bar with no sqweeling and 40 with light sqweel. Now I can take that corner at 45 with no sqweeling and 50 with it sqweeling. I like the stiffer feeling, it seems to stick alot better. When I find an Autocross I'll see there what the difference is.

Timothy Zacher
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http://www.geocities.com/nwhec/
 

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that strut bar should fit on my 1992 s-coupe but,when i go to shark racing i cant find one for my car,or for yours..how did you find it? how much did it cost? how long did it take to recieve it?
 

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They Don't have a picture, but I asked by e-mail and they said they carried them. It fit perfectly. They mention on the site "For all models and years"


Timothy Zacher
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http://www.geocities.com/nwhec/
 

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is this it?

<img src="http://webhome.idirect.com/~trini/car/FBar.jpg" border=0>
 

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Yeah basically I think they're all the same for each car. Mine came with blue ends which I'm happy because it matches my paint scheme and engine highlights. I'm using GM Ultramarine blue as my highlights. Its sweet! It cost $75 I believe with shipping and handling. A good investment.
I'll get some pictures soon hopefully. I want to take the car in the dirt this weekend but I don't know if I can.

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2-3 Days and I'll have the pictures of the strut bar posted. I took some photo's tonight, I hope they turn out. Peace!

Timothy Zacher
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http://www.geocities.com/nwhec/
 

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Ok There are 2 photo's of the strut bar on my car. Visit this link to look at them.

<A href="http://www.geocities.com/nwhec/rides/tim/timPics.htm">Tim's Car Pictures</a>

Hope you all likes!

Also, I recorded a video from Speedvision on the Maine Forest Rally in the SCCA Pro Rally series. Hyundai Got Second, but its to bad, the other hyundai tib rolled. I'll be making a video and sending it along witht the WRC and hyundai excel video to Rob in a couple weeks.

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That looks an awful lot like my X3 Accent strut bar. I wonder if the dimensions are the same.

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